Sister Kathryn Koressel
Formerly Sister Alfreda Marie
Sister Kathryn was born on July 27, 1927 and died on December 7, 2017.
Sister Karhryn, formerly Sister Alfreda Marie, was born in 1927 in Evansville, Indiana. She died on December 7, 2017. She was 90 years old and had been a Sister of Providence for 73 years.
Sister Kathryn entered the Congregation in 1944. She professed final vows in 1952.
Sister Kathryn graduated from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College with a bachelor’s degree in education and earned a master’s degree from Indiana State University.
She ministered as a teacher for 39 years in schools in Indiana, Illinois, Oklahoma and North Carolina. Her first teaching ministry took place at St. Agnes, Chicago, in 1947. She also ministered as a teacher at Annunciation School in Brazil from 1976 to 1986.She began a ministry at Providence Retirement Home in New Albany in 1987 and in 2007, she returned to the Motherhouse.
She was a huge fan of football and opera.
Sister Kathryn is featured in the following content on the Sisters of Providence website:
- ‘I’ll be home for Christmas:’ A song of hope and of light in the darkness
- Inspiring exercisers
- Twenty-eight Sisters celebrate Jubilees
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